The first week of June marked the seventh anniversary of the rape and murder of Michelle Samaweera in Walthamstow, East London. Stella Creasy, MP for Walthamstow, women across London and Michelle’s family called an emergency vigil outside the Indian Embassy to demand justice for Michelle.
This is one of the most serious cases of sexual violence against women in the UK – yet there has been so far little media or government attention about this tragic case. During the vigil, authorities from the Embassy agreed to a meeting. We are still waiting….